The Supreme Court today has constituted a seven-member expert committee to develop a scientific and policy guidelines to govern policy decisions with respect to cutting of trees for developmental projects while stating it is essential to strike right balance between environmental conservation and sustainable development.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court of India today has kept in abeyance its October 16 order appointing Justice Madan B. Lokur as head of a one-man committee to monitor/prevent stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab.
No city enjoys inexhaustible natural resources. Thus, it is this judicial activism spearheaded by the likes of Justice Waziri in recent times that shall play a significant role in shaping the near future seeking to replenish, care, nurture and augment the said limited resources.
The Supreme Court today issued notice on a plea filed by Vedanta, challenging the Madras High Court order which dismissed its plea to reopen the Sterlite Copper’s smelter unit at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.
NGT has sought a factual and an action taken report from the Member Secretary, State Wetland Authority, Collector, Baramulla and the state pollution control board against the dumping of municipal solid waste in the Wullar Lake.
The Delhi High Court on Friday has asked for the Centre’s clarification as to what would be the last date for giving objections and suggestions with regard to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification which has proposed post facto approvals for projects.